Bubba Wallace “Ballin On A Budget” Without a Backup Car For Talladega This Weekend

TALLADEGA, Ala – Darrell Wallace Jr. will have to be precise in the lone Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session of the day on Saturday at the Talladega Superspeedway. The Richard Petty Motorsports driver won’t be able to practice in the draft because if something goes awry, they may risk not racing in Sunday’s 1000Bulbs.com 500 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). See, Wallace’s team didn’t bring a backup car with them to the race track this weekend. The reason? They simply can’t afford it right now. 

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Wallace’s Darlington Throwback Scheme Unveiled

Richard Petty Motorsports and STP today unveiled a historic look for NASCAR’s throwback weekend. The scheme will take fans back to the beginning of NASCAR’s longest partnership. Bubba Wallace will race the first-ever scheme of longtime partner STP during the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Labor Day weekend. The car was unveiled at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Since the time Hall of Fame driver and crew chief, “The King” Richard Petty and Dale Inman, created the famous Petty Blue color, the No. 43 machine raced primarily in that shade…

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Petty’s Garage, Medallion Bank Will Sponsor Wallace’s No. 43 Chevrolet This Weekend in Talladega

Richard Petty Motorsports announced on Wednesday that Petty’s Garage and Medallion Bank will be the primary sponsors of Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. and the No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 team during this weekend’s events at the Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. Petty’s Garage will be on the hood with Medallion Bank on the sides of a new No. 43 Camaro ZL1 built for this weekend. Petty’s Garage, headquartered in Level Cross, N.C., is a speed shop that specializes in production vehicles, restoration and performance upgrades, including high performance packages for the new…

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STP Back With Darrell Wallace Jr. This Weekend at Bristol

It’s back!  The famed No. 43 will again carry the STP colors this weekend during Sunday’s Food City 500 at the Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.  The Bubba Wallace-designed scheme will make its return to the track after a disappointing finish in the STP 500 at the Martinsville (Va.) Speedway earlier this year. Wallace Jr. is looking for redemption, and STP was more than happy to again support Wallace Jr. in his rookie campaign in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The STP scheme has been one of the most popular…

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Don’t Hold Expectations Too High For Darrell Wallace Jr.

Heading into the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, it was pretty unanimous, Chase Elliott was likely going to be the successor to Dale Earnhardt Jr. as the next NASCAR’s most popular driver. While that’s still likely going to be true, another driver is gaining a ton of momentum. Darrell Wallace Jr. was gaining a ton of attention prior to last weekend’s season opening Daytona 500. Even before his third place finish in the Duels last Thursday night, Wallace was one of the most talked about drivers during Speedweeks.…

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Wallace Jr. Says He and Hamlin Still Not Happy With One Another

There’s a new feud on the NASCAR block and it’s between Darrell Wallace Jr. and Denny Hamlin. If you haven’t forgotten, Hamlin has a standing feud still going between he and Chase Elliott too. But, the most recent one started on the final lap of Sunday’s Daytona 500. The initial TV view on the FOX broadcast showed that Hamlin ran Wallace Jr. up the banking in the tri-oval on the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway, in an effort to beat Wallace’s No. 43 Chevrolet to the finish line. Instead, Wallace came…

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Are Denny Hamlin and Austin Dillon The New Bad Boys In NASCAR? Why NASCAR’s Youth Movement Is Stronger Than We Thought

Move over Kyle Busch, you may be getting some company in the bad boy category in NASCAR. If gauging the fan base the week after Daytona is any indication, it appears that both Denny Hamlin and Austin Dillon are heading towards Busch’s direction. As far as Hamlin goes, he’s been picking on the new wave of NASCAR’s stars as of late and it’s putting him in that category as a result. If we were to pick NASCAR’s most popular drivers heading to Atlanta, I think most would say Chase Elliott…

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Bubba Wallace Gets a New Sponsor For Atlanta

Just one day after his emotional second place finish in the season opening Daytona 500, Darrell Wallace Jr. has found a new sponsor. Driving 101, which operates the NASCAR Racing Experience, Richard Petty Driving Experience and Mario Andretti Racing Experience will be the primary sponsor in his No. 43 Chevrolet. The NASCAR Racing Experience is an experiential racing company offering realistic racing programs to motorsports fans at 19 tracks across the United States. The Mario Andretti Racing Experience is held at 15 tracks. “It’s great to see partners coming on…

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Darrell Wallace Jr. Scores 2nd Place In Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – For the second straight year, the iconic No. 43 was back inside the top five of the finishing order in the Daytona 500. This year though, it just feels different. This year, it feels as if the team has a new identity. Richard Petty Motorsports is with Chevrolet not Ford now. They merged with Richard Childress Racing and moved into their building too. They also have a new young driver in Darrell Wallace Jr. who is garnering a lot of attention. 

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Bubba Wallace Tops Daytona 500 Final Practice

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – All the preliminary action for Daytona Speedweeks concluded on Saturday afternoon for the final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session of the 2018 edition. In the final 50 minute session, Darrell Wallace Jr. topped the speed charts with a speed of 196.954 mph in his No. 43 Chevrolet. Wallace, is having a great Speedweeks thus far as he brought his Richard Petty Motorsports Camaro home third in his Duel on Thursday night. By virtue of that top five finish, he will start seventh in Sunday’s Daytona…

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